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PBS
Jul 11, 2011 5:00am EDT
was all smiles as rebekah brooks and rupert murdoch left a restaurant last night. by allowing media access like this, news corporation is keen to convey a message that it's all business as usual. rebekah brooks stopped to help a photographer who fell over in the melee. it's understood she could soon be interviewed by police as a witness, though she says she knew nothing about phone hacking when she was editor of "news of the world." other news international exec tizz are said to be cooperating fully with the police inquiry. earlier, rupert murdoch gave a very public show of settlement to rebekah brooks. she's said to have offered her resignation twice, only to be turned down. asked what her priority was now, he said this one, referring to her. the murdoches, father and son, refused to answer any detailed questions when they faced the media. it's been a bruising few days for the murdoch empire, but even tougher days lie ahead. more revelations and more arrests are expected. the house of commons could vote to delay the bskyb takeover until the criminal investigation into hacking has b
CNN
Jul 11, 2011 3:00pm EDT
happening right this very second? >> as we understand it, brooke, these meetings continue here at the white house. president obama with top democrats and republicans in congress. you heard the tone that the president was striking there, like a parent trying to get two kids to share. he's been saying he's bending over backwards, giving up a lot and republicans are not. of course, that is his side of the story. if you were to think of him, he has a favorite child in all of this, right? the democrats. that's his party. but you listen to john boehner, the republican, and he's saying that he isn't just tax increases. he's talking about a battle to inform the white house and democrats not giving enough on this. the two sides are very far apart. he will continue, the president says, in meetings until they reach an agreement. >> you and i both listen to the president today. he spoke for an entire 40 minutes or so. he said today, he is bent over back backwards, those are his words, to reach a compromise with the republicans. but he's saying the other side will not budge. let's listen to this p
CNN
Jul 11, 2011 12:00am PDT
without my son and that he was in there. and that brooke got in a car and drove back to miami, where she lived. she was filming her show with vh1. i had my mom with me. and she was headed for the airport. and i saw terry get in the car with his girlfriend. and they left. and i got in my car, and i drove myself home. and when i -- i was crying so inconsolably on the way home, just the shock of that. and i walked in the back door, and it was dark, and it was quiet, and i got to the kitchen and i saw the chair that terry used to sit in and have his coffee in the morning. and i saw a house that was a happy household, that had love and animals and life, that at that moment i realized it was never going to be that way again, that nick's never going to come home and brooke wasn't coming home and terry wasn't coming home and my mom wasn't there and my dog had just been run over in the driveway a few months prior. it was just too much emotion to bear at the moment. and i remember i couldn't even make it up to my bedroom. i left. i had my court clothes on. i got in my car. and i was crying so hard
CNN
Jul 11, 2011 1:00am PDT
with reports that rebeba brooks is set to speak to police. >>> companies and consumers cry foul as australia's prime minister imposes a tax on the country's worst polluters. >>> they're trying to keep greece on tack. their grossing fears of the debt contagion is affecting italy. >> before all of that, let's take you to the stock markets and the aftershocks from friday's dismal stock report. only 18,000 jobs had been added in jeune in the u.s., much lower than expected. so unemployment ticked up 209.2% in the united states and it was a similar scene in europe where the markets opened down. charles, where do things stand at the moment. >> well, we're one hour into trading and we're looking at losses, big concerns over the solver debt crisis. report in a german newspaper is speculating that england may have to be included the bailout. so the european debt crisis is extending beyond grease, portugal and ireland and potentially italy. this is where we're looking at the european stock markets. off by more than 1% with the paris cac. reasons do with the greek debt crisis. a move away from
PBS
Jul 10, 2011 6:00pm PDT
political party we want to be asked whether they want to become a party that david brooks, the conservative, described, a party that will not compromise the matter how sweet the deal for the site might be and how great consequences for our nation. >> hariri is talking about conservative "new york times - -- have we read it is talking about conservative "new york times" columnist david brooks, wrote that the republican party is no longer a normal party. its members, he says, don't accept the logic of compromise. >> forgive me, i have to correct your copy again. he is a great calmness, but he's not conservative -- great columnist, but he's not conservative. he is moderate. >> moderate conservative. >> no, he is moderate, open to all views. what you are saying, if you hear eric cantor john boehner, we are ready for tax reform, which was done in the mid-1980's. you cut out the loopholes and you use the money to cut rates. you get the fairness. rich don't have advantages by having the lobbyists create loopholes and exploit them. you stimulate economic growth because the loopholes and in and of t
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 6:00am PDT
conditions) coming up, we'll get an update from kcbs/money watch reporter jason brooks. the kincaids live here. across the street, the padillas. ben and his family live here, too. ben's a re/max agent, and he's a big part of this community. there are lots of reasons why re/max agents average more sales than other agents. experience, certainly. but maybe it's also because they care about the markets they serve and the neighbors who rely on them. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. [ woman ] sam begged and pleaded... so i sent him to camp. we'd earned lots of points with our new citi thankyou card... and i put them to good use. he told me about his bunkmates, and how he signs up for every activity. ♪ he even hangs out with the camp director. just like that. [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. this morning... here now is jason brooks with kcbs and cbs moneywatch dot com. debt is pretty much the focus of the marketâu-s and europeâi'll chat about that and hit the numbersâ.will
SFGTV2
Jul 11, 2011 5:30am PDT
thank-you to linda brooks burton. [applause] because linda brooks britain last march invited me to plan this program, and i want to thank helen, who i work with in san francisco unified because she introduced me to bryonn bain, and she always introduces me to the various artists that come in to work in the school district. as i learned about bryonn and experienced his presence and i was thinking about putting together this program, it just clicked -- why not bring the two together to bring this link from the past unsegregated jim crow to what is happening in the 21st century and that has been happening? i think i was inspired by michele alexander's booke." >> it is my pleasure to say, ms. colvin, without you we would not be where we are. [applause] thank you for sharing your story, and keep telling your story because we need to know, and our children need to know, and our children's children need to know your story. and we want to thank our sponsors today. we have the san francisco unified school district. we have marked as bookstores, who will be selling this -- ms. colvin's book, writ
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 5:00pm EDT
you fill us in. >> reporter: we hopped off 270 off middle brook road and that was about six miles out of the scene. at that point, traffic was really starting to slow down. you mentioned moments ago, lesli, terrible timing. you don't want 270 ever shut down, let alone rush hour. so 270 was starting to back up and we're now traveling north on frederick road, starting to see a slowdown here as well. as you had mentioned, the evacuations are underway. everyone is safe as we're told so far, however, as we understand it, this gas main is a major concern for rescue crews in the area so they are clearing folks from their neighborhood and homes. we do understand that a construction crew severed that six-much gas main -- six-inch gas main. they are shutting down that road, clarksburg road east and westbound between 3:55 and -- 355 and wayland, route 207 at 120, also shut down. so it will be a commutedders heading home -- commuters. i guess the good news, police and fire crews are trying to get this under control. we're gonna continue to chug our way through -- cluck our way through traffic
WHUT
Jul 11, 2011 6:00am EDT
brooks, with me here in new york, david leonhardt, roger cohen and tom friedman. they have all won too many awards to talk about. mi pleased to have all of them on this program today to talk about america. what's the challenge for us? because wherever i go around the world the thing they say is tt we want america to take care of their business at home first, so that they can lead the world and pla an important part as the rest of the world changes. >> well, charlie, i think the world does understan that america provides a certain degree ofglobal governance and global goods, public goods that stabilize the world and fuel the global economy. i mean to me we are the tent pole that holds up the world. if we buckle your kids won't just grow up in a different america, they will grow up in a different world. and that is what i think what is playing out here is so important. i think our challengright now is to do four things at once. i think we have to stimulate the economy a little more because clearly we're rolling back, there are signs we are rollinback into recession. i think we have to at
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 12:00pm EDT
reporters as he met with his em battled c.e.o. rebecca brooks in london. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking coverup that happened on her watch. cameras caught murdoch reading sunday's final edition of the "news of the world." the paper ended a 168-year run after news broke that journalists were hacking into phones of murder and terrorism victims for stories. >> there will have to be some kind of massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> london's daily mirror tabloid is hitting murdoch with more claims of corruption involving 9/11 victims. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop saying news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week with the case of millie doweller, a british teen murdered in 2002. her parents met with britain's deputy prime minister monday. police say journalists from news of the world hacked the victim's voicemail and deleted some messages giving her parents false hope she was alive. authorities have arrested at least
NBC
Jul 11, 2011 12:00pm EDT
brooks to resign are increasing. one of the more damaging allegations is the acting of a phone of a 13-year-old murder victim. >> this puts the spotlight on his son. if he is vulnerable, rupert murdoch himself is a lightning rod. >> and rupert murdoch is currently the head of the international arm. >> and james murdoch cannot deny this knowledge or responsibility. >> hundreds of the employees at the magazine have lost their jobs. fired with only three months' pay, news corp. promised that they would try to find them more positions. there is evidence that business is being hurt already. a multibillion-dollar merger deal could be put on hold and there are fears that there could be more investigations into the holding of news corp.. >> this after it -- this afternoon's concern are -- consumer alert, there is still a lot of pain at the pump, but there is another way to save on gas the two may not have thought of. >> two out of three of us use gas to rigid plastic to pay at the pump. try using cash back or reward costs. with rebates ranging from 1% to 5%, savings add up. >> you can save a c
FOX
Jul 10, 2011 10:00pm PDT
word puzzle mocked rebecca brooks who was the paper's editor when the incident occurred. she has since been promoted to editor. >>> an oakland police sergeant speaks out about his involvement and the murder of the invest of a bay area murder. >>> and new versions of the iphone and the -- and when new versions of the iphone and the i pad might hit stores. >>> for more than two years the lead homicide detective in the assassination of bay area journalists chauncey bailey has been forbidden to talk publicly about the investigation. today for the first time you will hear handmire explain his role. >> reporter: none of oakland police sergeant darwin longmire has received more attention than the chauncey bailey investigation. until now, the police department had forbidden him from talking about the investigation. longmire sat with us. >> the abandonment by the police department and those who look after those who work under the division. >> reporter: one of the questions we asked was about the decision to allow confessed chauncey bailey killer broussard to talk alone and unrecorded with
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 5:00pm EDT
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KICU
Jul 10, 2011 11:30pm PDT
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NBC
Jul 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
brooks, former editor of the paper and now a trusted executive at news corp. smiles for the cameras but calls for hooks to resign are growing louder. one of the most damaging allegations the paper faces is a phone hacking of a 13-year-old murder victim. charismatic redhead was editor of "news of the world "account at the time. >> if she goes that puts a spotlight on rupert murdoch's son james and if he is vulnerable rupert murdoch is himself. >> reporter: he is widely seen as his father's heir apparent. >> james murdoch and rebecca brooks cannot deny responsibility. >> reporter: brook clings to her job as hundreds of "news of the world" employees lost theirs. fired suddenly with just three months' pay and a promise that newscorp. will do its best to find new positions. one recording brook taking tough questions from an openly hostile staff. >> you're calling our newspaper toxic. do you think we'd want to work for you again? >> reporter: the final edition had a simple head lip "thank you and good-bye." insi inside, editorial read, quite simply, we lost our way. the tabloid is finishe
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 4:00am EDT
of his notorious cameras, then smiled for the cameras as he went out for dinner with rebekah brooks his embattled ceo. the scandal has cost him one of his most profitable papers. staff leaving "news of the world" for the last time put a brave face on the murdoch decision to shut it down. the "news of the world" was the best selling newspaper in britain, a cheeky blend of skin, scandal and gotcha journalism, for people who loved seeing the rich and powerful taken down a rich or two, but not families touched by grief. the "news of the world" is under police investigation for hacking into voice mails belonging to relatives of fallen soldiers and a murdered teenager. journalists also hacked into the phones of celebrities who found out and sued. it was james, rupert murdoch's son and heir apparent who authorized a reported million-dollar out of court settlement to at least one of the hacking victims. this week, he admitted it was a mistake. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers within complete investigation and that's a matter of real regret for me. >> reporter: in fact it r
NBC
Jul 11, 2011 12:00am PDT
it used to be. but because of recent events, a lot of the republican moderates, the david brooks types, are going to be the ones to stand up and call a halt or come after south carolina. chris: i wonder whether cerebral writers, bright people, are not really in tune with that base out there. >> that's right. and this could be a flash in the pan. and remember mike huckabee won the iowa primary in 2008. buchanan won the new mexico primary in -- the new hampshire primary in 1996. so we'll just have to see. but i would go the conventional wisdom route on this. i think this all helps romney. there's lots of debate. there's lots of high throwing. -- pie-throwing. she probably won't go in the history books. but, again, you never know. chris: there's some spark there, i hear. she seems to have perfect pitch for some people. >> i think there's something interesting about the fact that she's so categorical about it. she's yes or no. and for a lot of back and forth that we've seen in washington, that must be very refreshing. >> chris: she's so crystal clear. i think there's a potential that
MSNBC
Jul 11, 2011 5:30am EDT
brooks, head of news corp.'s british newspaper. together they face a tempest of criticism and complaint which could jeopardize mr. murdoch's planned $19 billion takeover of britain's largest satellite broadcaster bskyb. >> if it has a chance of stopping that acquisition, that will be one of the most painful things for murdoch because of course his business interests are what are so important to him. >> reporter: what started as a localized headache for mr. murdoch in britain could be about to spread across the atlantic with some investors expressing nervousness about his wider business empire. but his biggest backer, saudi prince confirmed he has no plans to alter his investments. >> that was nbc's anabel roberts reporting. >>> britain's labor party is now promising to fight rupert murdoch's multibillion dollar take overbid that would give him 61 % in british sky broadcasting. a vote in the house of commons could come as early as this week. shares in bskyb dropped sharply in trading this morning. >>> turning now to the arab world where iraqi police say now three rockets have hit baghdad
ABC
Jul 11, 2011 6:30am EDT
brooks says he was not feeling well and bell leaves behind a wife and five daughters and 20 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. there will be a viewing on wednesday at st. louis church in clarksville. and funeral will be held the next day. >>> family and friends are mourning the loss of this woman connie bass. bass was bea gaddy's daughter who passed away over the weekend. she took over the family business of caring for and fading -- feeding baltimore's poora after her mother died. she kept alive the spirit every thanksgiving and every day making sure people got what they needed. visitation will on friday from 8 in the mong until 8 at -- consider morning in the 8 at night. >>> would -- 8 in the morning and 8 at night. >>> betty ford was known for her candidness on issues leek abortion, premarital sex and equal rights. >>> now to a fire in baltimore county. investigators say the fire started at the days inn in catonsville started in a storage room. watch as we were the only station in town that got you a shot of this. firefighters rescuing a woman from the 7th floo
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 12:00pm EDT
reporters easy met with his embattled ceo, rebecca brooks, in london. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that happened on her watch. cameras caught murdock reading sunday's final edition of the news of the world. the paper ended a 168-year run after news broke that journalists were hacking the phones of murder and terrorism victims for stories. >> there will have to be some kind of massive, massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> reporter: london's "daily mirror" tabloid is hitting murdock with more claims of corruption involving 9-11 victims. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop saying news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week with a case of milly dowler, a british team murdered in 2002. her parents met with britain's deputy prime minister monday. police say journalists from "news of the world" hacked the victim's voice mail and deleted some messages, giving her parents false hope she was alive. authorities have arrested
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. >>> and also, brooke ashley olup was last seen at her home on july 8th. charles county detectives believe she may have left willingly with a 19-year-old friend. if you know anything about this, contact the charles county sheriff's office. >>> in fairfax county, 38 vandals -- cars vandalized on one -- in one night. fairfax county police are still looking for the vandals. damage is estimated to be almost $800,000. lesly? all right. thank you for the update. >>> coming up -- astronauts aboard "atlantis" got some good news about their final spacewalk. we'll have the details. >>> a limited time offer from the government could help save your mom but you have to act fast to apply. it's a $50,000 forgivable bridge program to help you pay your mortgage, tax and insurance bills for two years. you have to be unemployed or underemployed due to a job loss or serious illness. you have to apply by july 22nd. that's next thursday. if you live in maryland, virginia or west virginia, you are eligible. go to www.findehlp.org or call 855-346-3445. you will find all of this information, plus a list of
MSNBC
Jul 11, 2011 6:00am EDT
support of melissa brooks. smiles for the cameras, but calls for brooks to resign are growing louder. one of the most damaging allegations the paper faces is the phone hacking of a 13-year-old murder victim. the charismatic redhead was editor of "news of the world" at the time. >> if she goes, that puts a spotlight on rupert murdoch's son, james, and if he is vulnerable, rupert murdoch himself is in the frame. so to some extent, she's a lightning conductor. >> reporter: murdoch's son is widely seen as his father's heir apparent. >> james murdoch and melissa brooks can deny knowledge, but they certainly cannot deny responsibility. >> reporter: brooks clings to her job even as hundreds of "news of the world" employees have lost theirs. fired suddenly with just a promise that news corp will do its best to find them new positions. one employee reported brooks taking tough questions from an openly hostile staff. >> you're calling our newspaper toxic. the final edition had a thank you and good-bye. inside, an editorial read quit simply, "we lost our way." the tabloid is finished. pr
MSNBC
Jul 11, 2011 2:00pm EDT
possibility that they will be. they were given three months' pay, and promised by rebecca brooks that you saw there in the video that they would find positions for them, but there was anger among them as well. there was an audio clip released that was recorded surrepetitiously, and they say, look, we don't want to work for you anyway. they were bitter of the way it was went down, and they have taken the fall for somebody else did, and chief on the list is rebecca brooks, herself. they want her to step down. thomas. >> we shall continue as we see the story unraveling here, because we are only hitting the tip of the iceberg here. stephanie gosk in london. >>> and another security breach at airports and this time, it is two used by the hijackers, and investigators want to know how a stun gun made it from boston to new jersey. >>> and a man who tried to rob a jewelry store is sentenced. >>> i do not believe that me being first lady should prevent me from expressing my ideas. >> and express them, she did. she was a real dynamo, and i will talk to a presidential historian about how first lady betty
FOX News
Jul 11, 2011 5:00pm EDT
about this and he said he was a brooks brothers socialist. >> that is not fair either. >> he never wore brooks brothers. >> if you blame bush for banning lightbulb that is like saying all of obama's $4 trillion in stimulus spending is bush's fault because he starte started with $160 billion stimulus at the end of his term. >> do you have a picture of obama on your bed at night that you throw darts at? does it make your live. >> better on the wall than on the pillow. >> this is a serious psychotic problem you've got. you have to look into it. >> if more you like obama. >> i do like obama. you are way over the edge on this, brother. i tell you what, you ain't coming to the white house christmas party. >> let me go back and defend my former boss. this is important. all presidents do this. when you finally get to a lame duck session -- remember obama signed extension of bush cuts and he said he didn't want to do it but did and now he doesn't and said it was the best thing. you get a large bill and sometimes provisions are in it. that is the price you pay to get the other bigger stuff y
CNN
Jul 11, 2011 10:00am PDT
chief executive, rebecca brooks, having a meal in an exclusive area of london. no comment, really. he has not come out and held a press conference. he is here to deal with the crisis in the media empire, but so far he's not coming out and talking to anybody, which is extraordinary giving the allegations swirling around his publications, and not now just "news of the world qu," which h been shot down. >> he has to say something at some point. thank you. >>> we're breaking records with the heat. have you noticed more straits are facing triple digits today. we have the highs, and more highs straight ahead. >>> checking top stories for you now. at least one person is dead after a train crash in maine. it happened around 11:00 a.m. this morning when an amtrak train collided with the dump truck. the driver of the truck was killed. so far no reports on injuries of train passengers. >>> and after one day on the job, she may get fired. she was in the atlanta school system, which has been hit with scandal. she denied any allegations, and the texas school board scheduled a vote tonight on whethe
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
brooks. she'll be questioned by police later this week. there is a scramble inside murdoch's media empire to control toxic fallout from the "news of the world" hacking scandal which could start waves in the u.s. >> there are waves of could it have happened here? there are locks of reporters at any given time on the ground in the u.s., many stories, many of its celebrity stories are datelined here. >> reporter: the scandal broke last week with the case of milly dowler, a teenager murdered in 2002. her parents and thousands of others discovered that personal voice messages had been hacked by "news of the world" journalists hunting for stories. in 2007 a secret internal investigation at murdoch's uk company is reported to have found hard evidence of widespread illegal activity. the question now is, who knew what when? les hinton is currently the ceo of dow jones and pun lish of the "wall street journal" both owned by murdoch. he may have seen that report and rupert murdoch's son james who sits on newscorp offered a $1 million payment to one of the hacking victims. >> i was on the advi
CNN
Jul 11, 2011 2:00pm PDT
. and that is it for me. i'm brooke baldwin in atlanta. time to turn things over to my colleague in washington. wolf blitzer, "the situation room" starts right now. >> thanks very much. president obama promises republicans he'll take heat from his own party to cut a deal on raising the debt limit. this hour, the hard bargaining in public and in private as the clock tick, ticks, ticks towards a possible financial crisis. also, "the news of the world" folds. but the hacking scandal tainting rupert murdoch's media empire keep exploding. two more murdoch newspapers now accused of trying to tap into the personal information of a former british prime minister. and pakistan's reaction to news that the united states government is cutting millions of dollars in military aid. i'll talk to the country's ambassador to the united states about the growing tension and the impact on the war on terror. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." the federal debt is soaring high or above the limit almost by the second. and president obama is vowing to hold daily negotiations to raise the ceilin
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 6:30pm EDT
rebekah brooks, murdoch's british c.e.o., who called the browns to tell them the story was running, this according to former political aid david muir. >> they didn't know how rebekah came across this information and now that it's come to light it was obtained by what appeared to be abillegal method. >> reporter: as the revelations pile up, a police inquiry has moved into high gear. in 2007, an internal investigation at rupert murdoch's u.k. company is reported to have found clear evidence of illegal activity. but managers didn't take their findings to the police. instead, phone hacking victims who sued were paid to settle out of court. murdoch's son, james, now a director of the new york-based news corporation authorized one payment for what's said to have been more than a million dollars. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers with incomplete investigation and that's a matter of real regret for me personally. >> reporter: now has damaged rupert murdoch's business, he's already lost his most profitable newspaper here in the u.k. "the news of the world" and now an ambitious $1
ABC
Jul 10, 2011 5:30pm PDT
down by management that still refuses to acknowledge its own role. that is rebekah brooks, who dined with murdoch tonight. she was editor while many of the crimes were committed. 270 people lost their jobs this weekend. she stayed. but murdococmay lose a huge business deal. his plan to take 100% control of britain's b-sky-b satellite network. this scandal has highlighted what many in britain consider a near monopoly by murdoch companies. 40% of the papers sold in this country including the fabled "times" and "sunday times" are owned by murdoch companies. his holdings stretch around the world. in the u.s., he owns two of the most influential newspapers, book publishing, "avatar," his. 20th century fox. fox news and, yes, fox tv, owner of "the simpsons." >> i own 60% of that. >> all right, break it up, boys. >> i suppose you don't like tabloid newspapers, either. >> reporter: news corporation, the company he controls, is headquarteted in new york. his challenge now is to keep the taint that's poisoned his british holdings from infecting his holdings around the world. jeffrey kofman, ab
CBS
Jul 10, 2011 6:00pm PDT
sow sow sow sow seo paper. th d to the cameras as he headed out for dinner with rebekah brookes, his embattled british c.e.o. this is damage control by a man who shows well how to manage his message. but the phone hacking scandal has already cost him one of his most profitable papers. yesterday evening, staff leaving the "news of the world" for the last time put a brave face on the murdoch decision to shut it down. the "news of the world" was the best selling newspaper in britain. a cheeky blend of skin, scandal and gotcha journalism squarely aimed at british working people who enjoyed seeing the rich and the powerful taken down a peg or two. but not families touched by grief. the "news of the world" is under police investigation for hacking into voicemails belonging to relatives of fallen soldiers and a murdered teenager. journalists also hacked into the phones of celebrities who found out and sued. it was james, rupert murdoch's son and heir apparent, who authorized a reported million dollar out-of-court settlement to at least one of the hacking victims. this week, he admitted it w
CNN
Jul 11, 2011 3:00am PDT
executive of his newspaper division, rebekah brooks, headed up "news of the world" and murdoch is publicly backing her, insisting she didn't know what was happening. the final edition of the paper was published yesterday. 5 million copies were printed, that's nearly twice the usual run. the paper also issued a full page apology. dan rivers is live in london this morning with more on this. a lot of people wanted to get their hands on that final edition. >> yeah. it's ironic, isn't it? a paper that has been the subject of such revulsion here, and public outcry, when they announced they were putting out that final edition they had to double the print run, such was the demand. i suppose many think of it going to be a piece of history, really. it's been going for 168 years. it is an institution here. now news perhaps victims of 9/11 could also have been targeted by the illegal practices of the "news of the world," hacking into their phones. this has not been confirmed by cnn. this is coming from a newspaper here, a rival tabloid, "the daily mirror" saying a former new york policeman wa
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 4:00pm EDT
, rebecca brooks. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that went on during her watch as news of the world. >> reporter: murdoch is dealing with more allegations of corruption. they said news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week, with the case of millie doweller, a british teen murdered in 2002. her parents met with police monday. police say news of the world hacked the voice mail, and deleted some of the ma'ams -- messages, giving her family hope she was alive. for now, murdoch is trying to keep the scandal from derailing his $19 billion bid to buy a lucrative satellite company. >> investigators are also looking into allegations police may have been paid for information, including details about senior members of britain's royal family. >> it is one of the widest corruption probes of baltimore city police in years. now, two men at the heart of a kickback scandal plead guilty. vic has the latest on this back eye for the department. >> reporter: the o
ABC
Jul 11, 2011 6:00am EDT
road and morley, 450 and sea brook area. back to you. >> thank you. >>> good to see that is getting cleaned up. following the latest developments on the battle over a debt deal. president obama scheduled to hold a news conference this morning to discuss this lingering budget crisis. >> this comes after a day and night of meetings between the president and top congressional leaders. karen travers is following the debate, joining us from northwest with an update. good morning. >> good morning. there's a heightened sense of urgency in washington to get a deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling. last night president obama made it clear the clock is ticking. >> in 10 states? >> we need to. >> the major sticking point is taxes. democrats and the president want to raise some taxes but republicans say that is a nonstarter. republicans want to cut entitlement spending, medicare, medicaid, and social security. president obama indicated that social security could be on the table, but he will have a hard time with fellow democrats. nancy pelosi says absolutely not. if there are a lot of stickin
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